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Symposium: Provoke—Photography in Japan between Protest and Performance, 1960–1975

April 21, 2017
2:30PM5:00PM
Price Auditorium
Free with museum admission; registration required

On the occasion of the exhibitions Provoke: Photography in Japan between Protest and Performance 1960-1975 and Takuma Nakahira: Circulation, renowned scholars discuss photography of the Provoke era in postwar Japan. 

Featured Speakers

Sylvie Pénichon and Brittany Kumpfer
The Art Institute of Chicago
"Revisiting Circulation"

Duncan Forbes
Co-curator of Provoke: Photography in Japan between Protest and Performance, 1960–1975
"Takuma Nakahira's Circulation: Date, Place, Events (1971)"

Reiko Tomii
Independent scholar on post-1945 Japanese art
"Transdisciplinary Potentials of Photography: Bikyōtō and Hikosaka Naoyoshi "

Renowned performance artist Eiko Otake leads a pre-symposium workshop at 12:00 in Griffin Court that is free with museum admission.

Participants are invited to attend the University of Chicago symposium Writing and Picturing in Post-1945 Asian Art, presented by the Center for the Art of East Asia, the Center for East Asian Studies, and PoNJA-GenKon.

Takuma Nakahira. Installation view of Circulation: Date, Place, Events, 1971. © Gen Nakahira.